Blue Water Holidays
Blue Water Holidays - ABTA - ATOL - CLIA
Experts in River and Small Ship Cruising Holidays since 2002
01756 706500 +44 1756 706500
Blue Water Holidays - ABTA - ATOL - CLIA
01756 706500
+44 1756 706500

Panama and Colombia Discovery

Transit the extraordinary Panama Canal, discover the Darién National Park and witness the unique wildlife of Colombia as you sail along Central and South Americas coastline on this luxury 12-day cruise holiday. Includes shore excursions, hotel stay in Cartagena, return flights from the UK, complimentary drinks and all gratuities.

Fly Cruise
11 nights from £5995pp

Luxury Expedition Holiday
  • Church of St Peter, Cartagena
  • Cartagena City Centre
  • Lima Festival
  • Lima
  • Panama Canal

Call us on 01756 706500 (+44 1756 706500) to discuss this holiday

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FREE private door-to-door transfers! Private door-to-door transfers are complimentary within a 75 mile radius, subject to availability. Offer ends 31 May 2019

Panama and Colombia Discovery Special Offer

Encounter extraordinary wildlife in Colombia, connect with the locals in Panama, explore fascinating archaeological sites in Peru and transit the mighty Panama Canal on this 12-day adventure along Central and South America’s coastline.

After an overnight stay in Cartagena, board the luxury Scenic Eclipse for the adventure of a lifetime. There may even be a chance to go on the Scenic submarine or helicopter! Relax on the beautiful San Blas Islands, meet the intriguing Kuna people and check out the abundance of marine life before transiting one of the world's key strategic artificial waterways; Panama Canal.

Explore the Darién National Park, marvel at the exotic wildlife in Isla Gorgona, visit fascinating archaeological sites in Salaverry and visit the nature reserve at Isla Guanape before heading to Callao (Lima); the last destination of this spectacular cruise tour.

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Panama, Colombia & Ecuador Discovery Itinerary

Day 1 - UK - Cartagena (Colombia)

Fly from the UK to Cartagena and transfer to the hotel for an overnight stay.

Day 2 - Cartagena

Transfer to Scenic Eclipse to commence your South American immersion.

Day 3 - San Blas Islands (Panama)

Spend the day relaxing in this beautiful archipelago, home to the Kuna people and surrounded by turquoise water and coral reefs swarming with marine life, pristine sandy beaches and coconut palms.

Day 4 - Panama Canal Transit

One of life's great experiences is to transit the Panama Canal, one of the world's key strategic artificial waterways. From Gatun Lake to the Pacific Ocean, the full day journey through the Isthmus of Panama is 77 kilometres long and will take you through three locks and see the ship descend 27 metres.

Day 5 - Darién National Park

Darien National Park is one of the most important World Heritage-listed sites in Central America and is only accessible by water on a small ship. A natural bridge spanning the two Americas, it houses myriad habitats, ranging from rocky coastlines and sandy beaches to mangroves. It is one of the few remaining examples in the world of a protected area inhabited by humans.

Day 6 - Isla Gorgona (Colombia)

Lying off the coast of Colombia, this tiny atoll has transformed itself from an island prison to a wildlife sanctuary. Onshore you will discover monkeys, caimans, the colourful blue-footed booby, the magnificent frigate bird and the endemic anole, the world's only pure blue lizard. The deep blue waters around the island host an abundance of marine life.

Day 7 - 8 - At sea

Relax on board your floating resort and perhaps indulge in a leisurely breakfast served on your private verandah by your butler.

Day 9 - Salaverry (Peru)

Located in the northwestern region of Le Libertad, this fascinating town is the gateway to a number of archaeological sites, the Andes and the Pacific Ocean.

Day 10 - Isla Guanape

A protected nature reserve, the Guanape Islands are heavily populated by seabirds such at the Guanay cormorant.

Day 11 - Callao (Lima) - UK

Disembark after breakfast and transfer to the airport for your return flight home.

Day 12 - Arrive UK

Arrive in the UK.

Price Includes

  • 9-night all inclusive cruise on Scenic Eclipse
  • Overnight hotel stay in Cartagena
  • Return flights from up to 15 UK regional airports
  • Overseas transfers
  • Unlimited beverages on board, including fine wine, beer, spirits, soft drinks, specialty coffee, tea and bottled water (Selected premium beverages not included) onboard ship
  • Personal butler service with all cabins onboard ship
  • All tipping and gratuities
  • Included shore excursions (as mentioned in itinerary)
  • Captain's Welcome and Farewell dinners
  • All port charges, airport taxes, security charges and UK Air Passenger Duty

Price Does Not Include

  • Optional helicopter and submarine excursions
  • Travel insurance
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2019 Departures £ price per person based on 2 people sharing

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